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Meat Market Palm Beach Hosts Wine, Truffle Dinner

White truffle with foie gras, black truffle red wine sauce, white truffle-infused boniato fritters with blackberry truffle red wine emulsion, and whipped truffle honey. Truffle enough? Absolutely not! Those are some of the tastes you’ll find at Meat Market Palm Beach’s Sept. 28 four-course…
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2016 Feast of the Sea Kicks Off with Seafood Bake Party

While the 2016 Feast of the Sea chef challenge has changed its format from multi-day cookoff events to one big contest day on Oct. 22, there’s also a pre-event scheduled for Oct. 17. So you can start the party early! On Oct. 17, from 6 to 8:30 p.m, there will be a Draw Party and Seafood Bake…

Farmhouse Kitchen Serves 'Just Good Food

Out with the old and in with the new — that seems to be the trend in South Florida when it comes to the restaurant world. Recently, Gary Racks Restaurant Management Group swapped its Southern-style downtown Delray Beach spot, Fat Rooster, for its fresh farm-to-table concept that has done quite…
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Hurricane Matthew's Potential Florida Impact

While hurricanes are understood to be a common hurdle of living in Florida, everyone has their own perspective. With the uncertainty of Hurricane Matthew, several Boca Mag staffers are preparing, while others pay it no mind. This would be the first major hurricane I would experience other than…

Dine and Discover Kicks Off at Bonefish Grill; Latin Wine & Food Festival Starts Soon

Kick off National Seafood Month (isn’t that every month in Florida?!) with a special from Bonefish Grill (21065 Powerline Road; 561/483-4949). Starting Oct. 4, a Dine and Discover menu is a different kind of deal. It offers the Bang Bang Shrimp, entrees for two people, plus dessert, for $50. Not…

Mizner 200 nearing approval & other items of note in Boca and Delray

Mizner 200 Boca Raton planners are recommending that the city approve Mizner 200. The 384-unit luxury condo, which would replace the 246-unit Mizner on the Green rental complex, goes before the Community Appearance Board today. On Thursday, it is scheduled for the planning and zoning board. It…

2016 Chef vs. Chef Champion Crowned

Congratulations to Clayton Carnes for number of things in 2016. He opened his own restaurant last week, Cholo Soy Cocina, in West Palm Beach (3715 S. Dixie Highway), and he’s the 2016 Champion of the Chef vs Chef competition, beating 15 fellow chefs in a weekly throwdown contest. But the fun…

‘Keep Memories Alive – Walking with the Stars Affair’ to Benefit FAU’s Louis and Anne Green Memory and Wellness Center

Florida Atlantic University’s Caring Hearts Auxiliary of the Louis and Anne Green Memory and Wellness Center within the Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing will host the 11th annual “Keep Memories Alive—Walking with the Stars Affair” on Sunday, Nov. 6 at 9 a.m. at the Town Center at Boca…

Beer, Schnitzel, Brats and More Beer

Get your brats on, and gear up for Oktoberfest! Here are some local places to party, drink beer, step into the Lederhosen and do the Chicken Dance. You know you’ve been waiting for that… Biergarten, 309 Via De Palmas, Boca Raton; 561/395-7462: This is probably the closest you’ll get to…

An Insider Reflects on 'Sully'

Every one of the 155 souls on board US Airways Flight 1549 survived a January 2009 flight that had to land on the Hudson River because of dual engine failure. That heroic story is told in the movie “Sully,” and according to a pilot who flew that exact aircraft in prior years, it was a chillingly…
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Miami Dolphins vs. Cincinnati Bengals Breakdown, Week 4 Picks

The Miami Dolphins (1-2) will travel to Cincinnati on a short week to face the Bengals (1-2) on Thursday. Cincinnati is coming off a tough loss to Denver while Miami barely pulled out a win against the ailing Cleveland Browns. Both teams are struggling right now—each needs a convincing win. Miami…
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FAU begins project on student-centric district and many other city notes

FAU begins project to attract new students The long-awaited start of Boca Raton’s attempt to create a student-centric district near Florida Atlantic University begins today. At the city’s request, staff members of the Treasure Coast Regional Planning Council will begin to interview people who…
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Walk to Fight Breast Cancer in October

There’s plenty of time to get a team together, join a team or sign up to walk as an individual for the upcoming American Cancer Society’s Making Strides Against Breast Cancer 5K (3.1-mile) walk in Boca Raton. The walk raises money and awareness for breast cancer. The noncompetitive event starts…
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Miami Dolphins vs. Cincinnati Bengals Breakdown

The Miami Dolphins (1-2) will travel to Cincinnati on a short week to face the Bengals (1-2) on Thursday. Cincinnati is coming off a tough loss to Denver while Miami barely pulled out a win against the ailing Cleveland Browns. Both teams are struggling right now—each needs a convincing win.…
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Art Review: "Who is Joan Quinn?"

“Who is Joan Quinn?” is the name of the Cornell Museum’s newly opened exhibition, and it’s a question whose response is as mysterious and multifaceted as the artists comprising the show. The most basic answer to that question is that Quinn has been an arts patron, muse and journalist for…

Taste wines of the Andes with noted wine critic James Suckling

After tasting close to 2,000 of the best wines from Chile and Argentina, noted wine critic James Suckling chose those rated 90 or better for a special Miami event on Sept. 26. This is a chance to taste some amazing wineries’ products, and to meet the producers from more than 50 of the best Andes…
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Fashion Exclusives at Bloomingdales Boca Raton

Alert the media, Bloomingdales Boca Raton has the hottest, most popular styles of the season, and LLScene was there for an exclusive look! We covered some of our favorite fall styles in a recent blog post, but want to share even more with you today. The amazing staff at Bloomingdales Boca Raton hosted…
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Ocean Breeze options, Delray gets a budget and other news of note

Ocean Breeze update On Monday, the Boca Raton City Council will discuss the possible sale of the western golf course for residential development. To the disappointment of Boca Teeca residents, the council likely will discuss that potential transaction and not much more. Boca Teeca would like the…

Angelo Elia Pizza, Bar and Tapas: Ultimate Italian Fine Dining

When good Italian food and wine calls my name, you can bet I come running. Acclaimed Italian-born chef/restaurateur, Angelo Elia, is known for his dining establishment, Casa D’Angelo (locations in Fort Lauderdale, Boca Raton, and Paradise Island/Bahamas), as well as a growing chain of wildly popular…

Miami Dolphins vs. Cleveland Browns Preview, Week 3 NFL Picks

The Miami Dolphins faced the gauntlet in their first two games of the season and are unsurprisingly 0-2, thanks to the Seattle Seahawks and New England Patriots. Coming to town this week, for Miami’s home opener, is the Cleveland Browns—also 0-2. After a close loss to Seattle in week 1, Miami’s…